<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Weird News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/weird http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usTue, 25 Oct 2016 17:48:34 -0700Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:48:34 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Cubs Win Yearbook Prediction]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:00:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/michael+lee.png
There have been a lot of signs pointing to 2016 being the Cubs’ year, but this may be the wildest yet. Back in 1993, one Chicago Cubs fan predicted in his high school yearbook that the team would win the...

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<![CDATA[Bear Gets Behind the Wheel, Crashes Car]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:13:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NC_bearcar1020_1920x1080.jpg
Colorado deputies shocked to find bear behind the wheel of car after it slams into tree.

Photo Credit: KUSA]]>
<![CDATA[Half-Naked Intruder Scares Boy With BB Gun]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:11:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NC_nakedintruder1021_1920x1080.jpg
A half naked drunk woman walked into Michigan home and played with the family dog while young boy hides under his bed with BB gun and calls 911.

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<![CDATA[Wild Pigs Eating Their Way Through Front Yards in San Jose]]> Mon, 03 Oct 2016 07:41:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sj-pigs.jpg
Front yards are being ripped up in a San Jose neighborhood, and while residents are well aware of who the culprits are, there's very little they can do.

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<![CDATA[Creepy Clowns Reportedly Spotted in NY, NJ: Officials]]> Mon, 03 Oct 2016 09:02:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/clown-generic.jpg
Officials in at least four towns in New York and New Jersey said they've been investigating reports of creepy clowns trying to scare children and others recently.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Carpool Lane Trip With Trump Cutout Leads to Ticket]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:19:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TrumpCarPassenger.jpg
A Washington state trooper ticketed a driver trying to get through the carpool lane with a giant cutout of Donald Trump's head Tuesday morning."You see a lot of things in your career, including mannequins, but...

Photo Credit: Washington State Patrol]]>
<![CDATA[Sword Stolen From Joan of Arc Statue in DC Park]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:26:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/092116+joan+of+arc+statue+no+sword.jpg
Who stole the sword?The sword Joan of Arc wields in a statue in Northwest Washington's Meridian Hill Park has vanished and the National Park Service says it was stolen.The French heroine clutched only...

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<![CDATA[Time to Move? Snake Invades Apartment for 4th Time]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:17:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/englewood+snake.png
A woman found a 3-foot python in her apartment Monday night on Chicago’s South Side.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 / Chicago Police]]>
<![CDATA[Pizza Vending Machines May Be Coming Soon]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:57:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NC_pizzavending0920_1920x1080.jpg
Piping hot pizza could soon be headed to a vending machine near you. Pizza Touch is testing three pizza vending machines at Florida gas stations, two in Orlando and one in Lakeland.

Photo Credit: WFLA]]>
<![CDATA[Cat Burglar Busted]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 08:21:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cat-burglar-147394268667600001.jpg
Neighbors living in one Kennewick, Washington neighborhood have seen a rise in burglaries, but the culprit has been found.]]>
<![CDATA[Bear Shows Up in Sheriff's Office]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 16:21:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000018876451_1200x675_761388099764.jpg
This law-man walked into work and found a bear going through the trash but he didn't run; instead he started scolding the intruder like a child. Apparently, at the Placer County Sheriff's office in Lake...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Paints Dog]]> Mon, 05 Sep 2016 21:33:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Felix+Reagan.jpg
Police in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, arrested a man they say crashed a stolen car, broke into a home and painted a dog Saturday afternoon. Officers arrested Felix Reagan following the incident. They say they

Photo Credit: Oak Bluffs Police]]>
<![CDATA[Opera Singer Arrested]]> Sun, 04 Sep 2016 14:37:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/241*120/2016-09-04_0745.png
An internationally awarded opera singer was arrested in Alexandria Friday night for using a speaker to amplify her voice while she sang on the sidewalk. Cellphone video posted on YouTube captured officers...

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<![CDATA[Boy Finds Bag of Meth in Video Game Package]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:36:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/4543558641.jpg
It was Grand Theft Auto come to life: When an 11-year-old bought a video game Wednesday in Lake Charles, Louisiana, he opened the plastic case to find a bag of drugs.NBC affiliate KPLC-TV reports that...

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<![CDATA[Cops Stumble Upon Gator in Tub ]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 03:57:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/gator+in+tub.jpg
Police responding to a call about a burglary at a Staten Island home encountered an unusual suspect — a three-foot-long alligator, and it was in the bathtub. The reptile was hanging out in the empty tub...

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<![CDATA[6-Ton Potato Spotted on NY's Hudson River]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:10:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/potato+hudson.jpg
If you happened to see a giant potato being hauled on a barge on the Hudson River Wednesday, your eyes were not deceiving you. The 6-ton spud, resting atop a tractor-trailer on a barge pulled by a tugboat, has...

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<![CDATA[Koko the Gorilla Jams With Flea From Red Hot Chili Peppers]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:49:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/210*120/2016-08-23_8-46-00.jpg
Most people know by now that 45-year-old Koko the gorilla, born at the San Francisco Zoo, knows sign language.

But who knew she could play bass guitar?

Photo Credit: The Gorilla Foundation
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<![CDATA[The 'Poopening': Roomba Spreads Feces All Over Home]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 08:56:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Jesse+Newton+Roomba+Poop.jpg
Oh the horror. That’s how one man described the events that unfolded when his Roomba ran over dog poop, spreading a 25-foot trail of feces throughout his house.In a Facebook post, Jesse Newton said his...

Photo Credit: Jesse Newton
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<![CDATA[Police Go on the Road With 'UFO']]> Fri, 05 Aug 2016 07:06:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/belfast.jpg
A "UFO" got a police escort last week when it roamed the streets of Ireland, but the rolling saucer wasn’t from outer space. It was made right here on earth.53-year-old Ali Kemal Ali told the Belfast Telegraph...

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<![CDATA[Puppy Swallows Rubber Duckies]]> Tue, 02 Aug 2016 06:49:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NC_duckdog0729_1920x1080.jpg
An Oklahoma puppy undergoes emergency surgery after swallowing several rubber duckies. [warning: graphic footage]

Photo Credit: KFOR]]>
<![CDATA[Video Shows Officer Trying to Pull Over 2 Cows]]> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 06:40:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/218*120/vlcsnap-2016-07-29-15h43m31s162.jpg
A police officer in Windham, Maine, attempted to "pull over" two cows after they were reportedly menacing cars on Thursday afternoon.In a video the police department posted on its Facebook page, Officer Ernest...

Photo Credit: Windham Police]]>
<![CDATA[Police Find Package of Marijuana ]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:33:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Cheltenham+Police+Marijuana.PNG
Police in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, are looking for the owner of a package of marijuana mistakenly left at the wrong resident’s home.Earlier this week, a resident called the police department...

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<![CDATA['Pokemon Go' Player Stuck in Tree]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 06:46:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Pokemon+go+tree+cemetery+east+greenwich+firefighter.jpg
First responders came to the rescue of a young woman who got stuck up a tree playing "Pokemon Go" inside a New Jersey cemetery Tuesday night. East Greenwich Township Fire and Rescue posted a safety message about...

Photo Credit: East Greenwich Twp. Fire and Police]]>
<![CDATA[Ducks Dumped, Rescued From New Jersey Mall]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 08:04:05 -0700
New Jersey state wildlife officials said they were looking to find homes for 92 ducks who were dumped at a mall in Secaucus.]]>
<![CDATA[Deputies Free Bear Inexplicably Stuck in Car]]> Thu, 14 Jul 2016 04:29:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bear-ezgif-2217839850.gif
A black bear found stuck inside a car near Denver left sheriff's deputies scratching their heads this week — it's not clear how the wild animal managed to get inside. None of the car's windows were broken and...

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<![CDATA[Missing Google Street View, Faroe Islands Get 'Sheep View']]> Tue, 12 Jul 2016 19:32:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/faroe-islands-sheep-view.jpg
If you were to take a tour of Europe's tiny, rocky Faroe Islands in Google Street View, you might see a lot of sheep. But you can't take a tour of the Faroe Islands in Google Street View, unlike much of the rest...

Photo Credit: Courtesy Visit Faroe Islands
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